Breaking News:

Close
E-mail
Print
Cross-country teams win Yavapai County Championships
Written by Jeff Bear   
Thursday, 31 October 2013 11:49

In cross-country, it’s not how good you look when you’re running; it’s how well you’re running at the end of the year.


Marauders senior Gustavo Banks sprints for the finish line at the Yavapai County Championships cross country meet in Prescott.And the Mingus Union High School cross-country teams are running well, whether they look good or not doing it.


The Marauders girls team took first place while the boys team tied with Prescott for first at the Yavapai County Championships cross-country meet, run on a challenging, hilly course at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.


“Everybody looked terrible at the end of the race, and I liked it because they were just looking tired — snot coming out of their nose and foam out of their mouth,” said a smiling Jim Bostwick, the Marauders’ cross-country coach.


Mingus senior Justine Taylor won the girls race by nearly 28 seconds over second-place Natalie Cox of Sedona Red Rock High School, leading her team into the Division III, Section I meet in Holbrook this Saturday.


“I guess it’s just the time of year to be running good,” said Bostwick. “Across the board I was really pleased. I might have had one boy or one girl do poorly for some reason, but their teammates picked them up, so that was kind of cool.”


Bostwick said the Mingus girls team had lost to Prescott at a meet earlier this season, so they were determined not to let that happen again.


“Our goal was, ‘Let’s go see if we can win this,’” he said.


Taylor, who established herself as the best runner fairly early in the girls race, running the final mile unchallenged, said her finish time of 19:55 was not a personal record, but because of the altitude and the hills, she was happy with it and could build on it for a PR at the state meet.


“I think I’m definitely looking at top three [in state] right now,” she said. “And I definitely think I could PR with the competition and it being the state meet.”

For the full story, please see the Wednesday, Oct. 30, issue of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.

 

buy synthroid rx buy synthroid online no prescription buy synthroid for dogs cheap valtrex online buy valtrex online without prescription generic valtrex buy zoloft cheap online buy zoloft without prescription generic zoloft buy lamisil in florida buy lamisil without prescription order lamisil no prescription buy prozac tablet prozac for sale cheap prozac online buy propecia no prescription buy propecia without prescription buy propecia online with mastercard buy generic priligy buy priligy without prescription priligy online lasix cheap buy lasix online no prescription buy lasix online no prescription cheap buy tadalafil cheap buy tadalafil no prescription generic tadalafil online buy cheap retin-a retin-a online pharmacy cheap retin-a online buy sildenafil us buy sildenafil no prescription buy sildenafil without rx buy strattera no prescription strattera online pharmacy buy strattera overnight buy discount neurontin buy neurontin online where to buy neurontin online buy generic nolvadex no prescription nolvadex for sale order nolvadex online overnight buy cheap zovirax buy zovirax without prescription zovirax overnight shipping

Verde Valley Weather

Fair

55°F

Cottonwood, AZ

Fair
Saturday
Mostly sunny
37°F / 69°F
Sunday
Sunny
29°F / 63°F
Monday
Sunny
30°F / 61°F

Online Poll

What are your plans for Thanksgiving?
 
Poll Sponsored By: